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ABC
Jan 8, 2010 6:00am EST
coast to coast. "good morning washington" begins right now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. 6:00. i'm doug mcelway. >> and i'm alison starling. we are glad you are joining us. we do have some school closings and delays. let's get right to the list. >>> let's get right to your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> let's start with brian van de graaff. >> we have one patch of snow in southern maryland. you have to feel bad for the kids in d.c.. light snow down to lower calvert county, southeastern prince george's and into charles. it is all moving east towards the bay. temperatures around the 30- degree mark. let's show you some of the other numbers. we're in the 20's. your forecast for today, we're talking low 30's. temperatures will fall. temperatures in the teens plater tonight. -- temperatures in the teens later tonight. >> we have plenty of traffic just starting to meandered out of the neighborhood. the volume of traffic is still light
CNN
Jan 24, 2010 12:00pm EST
the washington game is after a tough election like you had last week in massachusetts is to say, well, what must we have here? some white houses in the past have had big shakeups and you decided in the obama white house to give a bigger role to david mruf. he will now take a bigger role outside of the white house and keeping a closer eye on public opinion and senate and house races across the country. there are some, david, who are saying what about inside the white house? shouldn't we have a shakeup there. this is an administration that has been too differential in crafting policy and some would say too close with wall street and not close enough with main street. do you need to shake up your inside team? >> that is part of the washington game. washington loves to throw out a body. nothing that gets washington more excited than the prospect of someone losing their job. the fact is that we have a wonderful group in the white house that is working really hard and david, as value added, we love him and off writing a book for a year and we're happy to have his talents back with us on a more regular
ABC
Jan 8, 2010 6:00pm EST
. >> the washington wizards played the orlando magic at verizon. they have put the starting lineups on the scoreboard, then changed it to eliminate the name gilbert arenas. have you gotten your seasonal flu vaccination? great - but your work's not done yet. we still need to get the h1n1 flu vaccination. you, me -- we shou all get one. the vaccine is safe and proven effective against this highly contagious new strain of flu virus. we can help prevent the spread of this virus if we all just roll up our sleeves. to learn more about the h1n1 flu vaccination visit h1n1get1.com or call your local health department it's up to you to fight the flu. >>> ups is the latest company to announce job cuts, cutting 1800 management positions across the country as part of bait restructuring plan. ups says no operating facilities will be closed under the new plan. >>> no. did notto the jobs mark. -- november did not bring cheer to the jobs market. >> rebecca cooper has what president obama is proposing to stimulate growth. >> president obama announced new tax incentives totaling $2.2 billion for companies promoting gre
NBC
Jan 29, 2010 11:00am EST
warmest winter gear. feels like 9 degrees in washington. right now it's only 20 degrees in washington, just near 20 in prince georges county. still holding in the teens in parts of san fernando valley. eastern shore in the mid-20s. it's below freezing all around the region and we have considerable cloudiness as well. there's a little bit of sunshine to our south and down around the northern neck, but elsewhere it's been all cloudy. there is a little light snow coming into southern west virginia. that's southern virginia into north carolina. that is where the heaviest snow is going to fall from this storm. we do have a winter storm watch in effect for the counties farthest to the north. as far north as st. charles, culpepper counties, they are under a winter storm watch. we are right on the northern edge of this storm and things could change if that track does change. it could change dramatically, as a matter of fact. but for the rest of the day, cloudy and cold way bltery north wind. we'll take a look at the forecast for the end of the week and next week in just a few minutes. >> snow
ABC
Jan 8, 2010 5:00am EST
championship. "good morning washington" begins right now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good friday morning, washington. i'm doug mceay. >> and i'm alison starling. great to have you joining us. the snow did fall walt used up. we have some school closings and delays. charles county schools are closed. howard county, two hours late. fairfax county schools are opening two hours late. >> falls church city schools will be opening two hours late. >>> your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. will check chemiclet's start wi. >> we have our last band of snow. then we will see some improvement. everything will work out just fine. the main roads look good. here is the last batch of snow from upper marlboro along 301 and crosses into 50. southern maryland had an extra hit of snow. they could be up to two inches of snow. most of us, half an inch to about two inches or so. doubt into stafford county, some light flurries. the side streets could be slippery. temperatures are just below freez
NBC
Jan 7, 2010 11:00am EST
begin with a developing story in northwest washington. the parkway has been re-opened after a couple of incents caused an ugly morning commute. they were apparently unrelated. first some smoking wires under the pennsylvania avenue bridge. the second a death investigation under the m street bridge. news4's there with more on all the problems this caused for commuters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, joe. look behind me. you can see traffic is once again flowing across this bridge that carries pennsylvania avenue over rock creek. we're in the 2700 block of pennsylvania avenue but utility crews remain on the scene trying to get to the source of the fire early this morning. there were two incidents here. while utility crews are dealing with that one, a short distance away police are dealing with the other. the morning's incident started out with a report of smoke along the rock creek parkway, starting on a bridge that carries pennsylvania avenue. >> as firefighters arrived on the scene they found pretty heavy smoke issuing from under neath the pennsylvania avenue bridge. did cal
NBC
Jan 29, 2010 6:00pm EST
the washington area tomorrow. no problems tonight. but into southern maryland and even fredericksburg, could be as much as 6 inches, maybe even a bit more. the major impact will be southern virginia, the carolinas, and down in the tide water areas too. for us, it will be a light snow that will not be causing any major problems. but once again, we're really on the edge and a shift a few miles north and south to make a big difference with this storm. i'll tell you all the details, the time line, what the outlook is for sunday too when i join you. >> thank you, bob. >>> today president obama sparred with republicans on their own turf. he accepted an invitation to speak at the gop retreat in baltimore. he also proposed a new jobs program. both moves are part of his promise to focus on the economy and on bipartisanship. there was some good news on the way about economic growth in the last quarter. steve handelsman is on capitol hill now with more on all this. hi, steve. >> thanks, good evening, if you like politics and so many of us in this town do. you had to love this. this face-off in baltimor
MSNBC
Jan 6, 2010 6:00am EST
the uninvited guest, but a washington area party pro momenter, carlos allen is arriving at the event and allen slipped into the gala by pretending to be part of the official indian delegation. although allen initially denied attending the dinner, his attorney says he was there, but received an invitation. okay. >>> an airport outside los angeles is back up no speed this morning after security scare yesterday shut down the terminal for hours. several containers filled with an amber liquid turned out to be honey. jars of honey. just as the owner had tried to tell them. and officials at nuke liberty airport says a camera system was not fully working when a man passed through a checkpoint. the tsa had to request assistance from continental airlines to confirm the man left the airport. >> the tsa is on a cell phone, and instead of looking at the vitdos, they were actually watching boise state. >> that was a good game, though. >> that was a good game. i'm seeing texas christian looks like they are going to win. >> tough call. >>> a new study raising more doubts about the effectiveness of anti-depres
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2010 7:00am EST
from the nation's capital this is "washington journal." host: alive the picture from the floor of the washington ought to show at the convention center. lots of new car models to look at. the focus on alternative fuels, and plenty of executives and officials. we will learn all about the decisions washington makes and their impact on the auto industry. in the meantime president obama is set to propose a freeze on a portion of federal spending today. it could dramatically curtail his legislative ambitions. we want to get your thoughts. he will talk about it on the state of the union address tomorrow. here is the headline on the story. obama to propose a freeze on spending. the subhead it goes this way -- deficit reduction campaign. the white house says the three- year plan could save much money over time. if you look at the lead to the wall street journal did put it this way, there subhead says the white house plan applies to only 17% of spending and will have a small impact on the deficit. here is their leader -- president obama proposes to have a three-year in federal spending
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2010 8:00am EST
votes on the order of what we saw back in 1994. so a lot going on here in washington on the political side, alex. unfortunately for those who want to see things done in washington, legislatively, what this bodes for that is poorly because you're going to see a lot of political posturing, a lot of votes in congress to sort of set people up, make them take tough votes heading into the november election. that does not speak well to the possibility of legislative accomplishments. >> i'm just going to make one thing clear, you slip of the tongue mentioned the president had gone shirtless and you meant tieless, i know that. feisty, i'm like okay, well that would be feisty. but let's go quick and look at the president's week ahead. preview that for us. >> sure. wednesday night, the big state of the union speech. a lot of people will be happy to know it's not the following wednesday night when the preview of a certain popular television show or first episode of a you popular television show is due to air. it's going to be on the 27th. we expect that he will strike the same populace themes tha
ABC
Jan 8, 2010 11:00pm EST
washington, seven winchester. through the entire day tonight and tomorrow, a little break on a window on sunday. bitterly cold temperatures will drop 15-21, with the wind chill it will feel like the single digits. we will have cold air all weekend long, into the 20's tomorrow, with the wind chill it will stay in the teens. a lot more on what to expect. eventually, if we wait long enough, comfortable temratures. >>> richard reeve continues team coverage live from northwest with how unbearable it is outside. rich? >> leon, it is unbearable out here. you really need lawyers. check this out, that is the potomac river, under ice. it is cold out here. call it the new ice age. there is ice on the potomac tonight. >> there is? >> right here in d.c. >> i just want to hibernate. >> with temperatures falling into the 20's, just about anything liquid is turning solid. ice water in your veins? >> my neck is warm. >> the only thing is to wear layers. >> i have my hat,y big could. >> this is my favorite hat. the keeps my head warm. >> it is the kind of night where it is warm only indoors. is it warm
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2010 7:00am EST
times" with pictures and had nine similar to other papers. this morning, within a "the washington post," the editorial -- averting chaos in haiti. the paper writes of this -- yet the obama administration has balked helping haitians currently here illegally granting them temporary legal status, this despite u.s. of -- law that specifically allows the government to extend temporary protected status to undocumented immigrants in natural disasters all wars and a home countries make it impossible to deport them. the editorial goes on to say this -- that is "the washington post" this morning. "the new york times" editorial at those the washington post. calling for allowing haitians in the united states who are here illegally to find work. "the new york times" echoing "the washington post." the first phone call comes from chris on independent mine in ohio. good morning. caller: the morning. everybody keeps getting -- host: go ahead, we can hear you. caller: pat robertson was right. it did -- they did sell their souls to the devil. not that we should not help -- we should help. they went with
FOX News
Jan 8, 2010 1:00am EST
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CBS
Jan 8, 2010 6:00am EST
have a decent burst of snow going on. you can see live doppler nine thousand in washington the snow is clear of the beltway in to southern prince georges county in too calvert and anne arundel county, over in charles county as we continue to go to the south. one of our new storm reports came in. two inches and still snowing. it has been coming down. annapolis starts to clear out in the next 20 minutes or so. the eastern shore, the white bands from queenstown across the bay to shady side and beale. that's the moderate snow going on. calvert couldn't city snowing at a good clip. plum point, chesapeake beach, badden, waldorf to hughsville seeing it but starting to clear out in charles county. in virginia it's over. mechanicsville to saint leonard and lusby seeing it. jan in reedville said she had two inches and a little rain mixing in down in in the reedville area. back to the weather computer and show you the storm which is pulling away from us. as it does so the winds will shift too the northwest and the cold air is coming in. 20s in the shenandoah valley up to martinsburg and winche
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2010 12:00pm EST
merida, national editor of "the washington post." >> host: welcome to booktv's "after words." we're talking to tough university history professor peniel joseph who has a very compelling new book out, "dark days, bright nights: from black power to barack obama." welcome professor joseph. >> guest: thank you. >> host: tell me what that title means. that's a very intriguing title. >> guest: well, the title really talks about, refers to where black people have come from in this country really from the dark days ofve segregation and jim crow all the way to having the first african-american president. >> host: you, it was kind of a little ditty during the campaign that went viral, and you mention it early on in the book, and it goes rosa sat so martin could walk so that barack could run so that your children could fly. and that became kind can of a catch phrase toward the end, particularly among african-americans. you cite this and say that as motionally powerful as these words may be, they make for poor history. explain that. >> guest: absolutely. the whole notion of rosa parks has be
CBS
Jan 8, 2010 5:00am EST
is pushing south and east of washington, we can zoom in to the areas south and east. this stuff is really coming down. you can see it from annapolis to donaldssonville and waldorf and quantico and wood are woodbridge. north of 66 and fairfax county, you are done with the snow. montgomery and howard county, snow is over for you. in the district we are just about done except for the extreme southeast and southwest. go to the weather computer and show you the storm system. the snow across the east and even a little in norfolk but they are in the mid-30s. in the mountains get ready for another blast of the cold air, which will give you another blast of snow. we have temperatures sitting right at 32 here in town. mid-20s in me shenandoah valley. it is 33 with the snow in patuxent river and fredericksburg but we have colder air moving in. as we look at it one more time. there's the snow and it is just about over. i think it will end southeast of us over the next 30 to 60 minutes. we have had a couple of problems out there thanks to the snow. overall things are looking good considering
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2010 2:00pm EST
for washington state. and on the wing in the defensive zone. >> miles: coach bone talked about when they were practicing this zone defense yesterday, they want to recognize who the shooters are. they want to make gaddy a jump shooter. he's only shooting 2-17 from the three point line. they want to extend out to isaiah thomas if he catches out behind the line. >> steve: right now it seems like washington state is matching washington with their defensive intensity. and clay thompson coming in, we told you missed the bus yesterday just by a few minutes. they held it up to him, but because he did not get to the bus in time, did not start, he comes in and two minutes into the game with a 3-0 lead. >> miles: when you're used to starting, we'll see how that can affect your psyche. and great back to back back cut down the floor for the could you arrests. that's how you beat overplay on defense. >> steve: early in this game reggie moore not playing like a freshman. >> steve: here's breshers. he's alone in the middle and drops it home. >> miles: did g. strong move over casto, the leading shot blocker.
FOX
Jan 13, 2010 5:00am EST
, winchester, 36. to the low 40s. washington, 40 degrees. fredericksburg, 4 # for a high. we'll have more details on the forecast coming up in just a little bit. >> boy, don't those 40s sound good. thank you. >>> let's get a look at traffic early this morning. >> we are starting off pretty quiet traveling the beltway between annandale and merrifield. 395 coming across the 14th street bridge, the lane are open with light easy traffic coming across the potomac. for those traveling up in montgomery county, the problem is an accident along university boulevard as you try to make your way past piney branch. no accidents to report on the northbound side. southbound traffic still blocked at the scene. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> now torkts breaking news we're following this morning. a staggering blow to an already impoverished country. >> haiti hit by a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake. chaos in the streets. the national palace crumbled. sarah simmons is in fairfax county where a rescue team is set to deploy. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. the fairfax county s
ABC
Jan 7, 2010 5:00pm EST
. >> a southeast washington neighborhood was jolted today by a building collapse. >> and it was caught on tape, too. >> the collapse of the tower here earlier today was actually planned, at least, hopefully by the democrat-in crude, but some of the residents -- by the demolition crew, but some of the residents say there was too little concern for their health and property. as the demolition crew worked on what was left of the high rise next door, evacuated residents like pete stood in a parking lot of the fumes. >> my fatherec:w is 80 years old they gave us 15 minutes to evacuate. if i had been in georgetown, they would have put me up in a hotel or something. >> he was about to see even more damage. the crane hit the right spotand the tower next door disappeared, leaving dust and rubble behind in the apartment. the housing authority had once thought of renovating the tower, but now the plan is for new town houses. the evacuation [unintelligible] it was a mess, gazebo in tatters and stuff everywhere. >> they knew that we were sitting here. >> the city housing authority says it will pay all damages.
CNBC
Jan 26, 2010 12:00pm EST
on the nation's budget deficit. our chief washington correspondent john harwood has the details. john, so take us through it. the deficit numbers are really shocking. >> well, they're shocking. they're slightly less shocking than they were before the omb came up with this number. we have a $1.3 trillion deficit forecast for 2010. a little over 9% of gdp that is smaller than the 1.4 trillion last year in the earlier omb estimate and the key word for the obama administration today is freeze. the president's aides put out the word in an embargo briefing that the president would propose a three-year freeze on domestic discretionary program that did not inrovolve security. not the home lann security department. this would affect 17% of the federal budget. a very limited scope and it would save $250 billion over ten years. just $10 billion or $15 billion is the difficult balancing act. the president will also talk about in the state of the union about the bipartisan commission that's been talked about on capitol hill, but at the same time he's pushing new jobs, legislation and that's going to be a f
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2010 6:00am EST
, democrats' rough year just beginning. "the washington post" reports even the most optimist democrats are saying this is going to be a very, very rough year. >>> up next, after three top democrats announce their retirements, a long-time republican senator may be in the fight of his political life. his initials? john mccain. those aren't initials. >> we have to go to break, but here is the question we need to talk about today. >> yes. >> if you're the president, if you're the democrat, have yyou 0 votes now, a majority in the house, you know that will go away, no matter what. in 2010, do you go for it all? do you throw the hail mary, knowing you are going to lose more seats, or do you not go for too much and try and hold as many seats as you can? >> we'll talk about it in the political playbook. and a story making front page news this morning. that when we come back. first, here is bill karins with a check on the forecast. bill. >> thank you, mika. we're watching this huge storm in the middle of the country. one of the worst travel days in a long time in the midwest. no problems in the
CNN
Jan 24, 2010 4:00pm EST
political director paul steinhauser joins us live from washington. good to see you. also, in the nation's capital, "boston globe" washington bureau chief christopher roland. nathan gonzalez, political editor. good to see all of you, gentlemen. you know, did the outcome of the massachusetts race put the republicans in a different, more emboldened position as we lead up to the mid-term elections? >> yes. if you can buy the victories by the republicans in the contest last november where they grabbed back seats in virginia and in new jersey, couple that with this big huge victory and upset victory in massachusetts, remember, the republican candidate is now up to 30 points in early december. you put all that together and you have a big wakeup call. very loud wakeup call for the democrats when they have to defend the laernlg majorities in the senate and house in november. >> what did the democrats do wrong in the massachusetts race or an issue of the independents speaking loud and clear, say thing is not an issue of dem versus republican? >> well, the big problem was that barack obama ran as
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2010 10:00am EST
that the popular anger is sweeping and taking root of washington. many top democrats like jeff merckly in oregon and barbara boxer in california have tough re-election fights this year. they're saying they're going to vote no against ben bernanke, the president a's choice for a second term when he needs to be confirmed at the end of this month. the president was talking to key senators yesterday on the phone. they say they're confident ben bernanke will be confirmed. but this was this morning on "meet the press" -- >> will you vote for him as head of the fed? >> he's going to have bipartisan support in the senate. >> will you vote for him? >> he'll have bipartisan support. >> are you concerned? >> i think he is going to be confirmed. >> do you have concerns about his renomination? spl some might have members do but i think he is going to be confirmed. >> there you go. mish mcconnell not even committing to whether he himself will vote for him. but he's saying, don't worry, wall street and america, ben bernanke is going to be confirmed. it is going to be a tough year to try to get anything done be
NBC
Jan 8, 2010 6:00pm EST
was surrounded by her family and many other loved ones. the vice president left washington yesterday to be at her side. today he said his mother taught her children that family is to be treasured, loyalty is paramount and that faith would guide them through the tough times. catherine eugenia finnegan biden was 92. >>> coming up, we'll tell you about a train that arrived at its destination 19 hours late. >>> icy roads cause major problems down in the south today. >> whoa. >>> budget cuts at fairfax county schools could eliminate sports teams and foreign language programs. >>> and we'll tell you about two guys who went to the top of the world's tallest building and then jumped. >>> wizards playing their first game without gilbert arenas tonight. lindsay is at verizon. she will have a live report. and alabama turns the tide against the longhorns. >>> parents in fairfax county will notice changes at their kids' school if new plans proposed by the school's superintendent are approved. among the changes offered are eliminating all freshman sports to save money, increasing class sizes by one student, el
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 2:00pm EST
rock or washington. we're challenging the reputation of problem. -- we are challenging a reputational problem. we took on conan o'brien. it is such an easy joke for late-night television hosts to make. they look for a city to use as a punch line and they use newark. i love when they have big shows where people are coming to newark the overwhelming majority of people come are coming from outside the state of new jersey. i love going down to the bars and restaurants newark -- in newark and talking to them. they say they cannot believe this is newark, new jersey. i want to let people know the greatness of our cities of that we continue to attract residents. . . we really have jumped into social media as opportunity with facebook and other things to show people the inspiring stories, as i have told you in this speech, but also urban america and we need to change the image of cities in america to let people know the truth of who we are. that is what we are born to continue to try to do. -- what we are going to to continue to try to do. >> my name is carolyn and i am from albany, new york.
FOX News
Jan 9, 2010 12:00pm EST
shively joins us from washington with details. hello, caroline. >> hello do you, brian. revenge in a just released videotape released the jordanian says that's why he killed operatives in afghanistan because they killed a pakistani taliban leader with a missile strike in august and says he turned down millions of dollars from the u.s. and jordan who wanted him to spy on other militants and the authenticity of the tape hasn't been confirmed by officials, but the father says it is his son. the man thought to be him taped the video shortly before he went on the u.s. base and blew up seven cia employees and himself in afghanistan. a pakistani television report says that the double agent shared jordanian and u.s. secrets with militants before the attack and says on the tape, quote, we will never forget the blood of our year, referring to the ted taliban leader, the jordanian tells other jihadists it's their duties to go after america hardest. >> this attack will be the first of the operation, against their team, afghanistan and pakistan border. >> washington post reports before the blast the v
FOX News
Jan 9, 2010 7:00am EST
their kid and moving to washington state. here is michelle with more. >> good morning, alyson, good to talk to you. >> so he is packing up and moving his children to washington state while his wife is missing. how can josh justify this? >> since he was fired from his job, he can't get more work and having trouble making a house payment and he needs to be with his family at this time and so he wants to be able to move his children to washington state to live with his family and to be honest, he has been staying there since before the holidays with his family. his children is there right now. he is back in, taw with a family member and they are planing to pack up the house today. he reached out to his church and friends and in the neighborhood and they will help him so he can move to washington. >> michelle, we showed video of scott peterson. this is reminiscent of when scott peterson sold lacy peterson's car. these are not actions of men who believe that their lives will come back. >> it is odd. i have to say. but i can't. it is also in other cases that you and i worked on, alyson, husbands
NBC
Jan 24, 2010 9:00am EST
was also stabbed. corporal ray was from potomac. he was stationed in washington, d.c. >> three days after these people died in house fire, crews went back to the neighborhood going door to door to prevent more lost lives. >> they lived a life to the fullest. i would like them to be remembered. >> henry it returned to the oliver street home saturday for there is a makeshift memorial for her family. her mother and uses died in a fire here on wednesday. fire officials said that there were working smoke detectors in the home, but it did not give the family out of the house. it is something that henriette cannot understand. >> they were here sunday, cooking, getting ready for dinner. the smoke detector went off. i don't understand. >> saturday morning the baltimore city fire department went door-to-door, checking to make sure that smoke detectors are installed and working properly. >> we find after a fire the neighborhood years and it is easier for us to get in. oftentimes people will not come to the door. the message is we're not taking your housekeeping. although we are doing is coming to ma
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2010 7:00am EST
and elements it is not so great anymore. in "the washington times" -- a profound loss of retirement and death of senator kennedy on expertise. with all this discussion we would ask your view of the u.s. senate. i want to show you a little more of those two articles to set the stage. if you are one of the armchair historians in the audience who knows about senate history and would like to add your thoughts about the senate of currenearlis we welcome that. as well as your thoughts as current watchers. here is the op-ed piece in today's "the new york times." he's working on a book. he looks at that time. as the heyday of the senate. in the 1960's and 1970's the great senate occupied a unique place in our country. he writes the little changed in 1980 where the election was more than just a change of party control. gone was the senate that had been experienced, progressive, and bipartisan. the decline has only accelerated. we would like to hear your view. first we would like to get an update on what is happening on the ground in yemen. the foreign correspondent here raghavan is with us by phone th
CNBC
Jan 8, 2010 6:00am EST
. the washington, d.c. area, you can imagine with all the government jobs being created and the companies serving the government has been a very strong job market. >> yeah. the journal this morning, rents in d.c. are now topping rents in new york, which is sort of a sad twist but says a lot about our economy. quick question on the mobility thing. i saw numbers yesterday about how the inability to sell your house is hampering people's ability to take a job, even if they get one, right? >> absolutely. in the beginning of 2009 when we were losing so many jobs and the housing market was terrible, we saw circumstances where people just couldn't relocate. they couldn't get out of the house they were in to relocate. that's improved substantially. people are in a better position now to get out of the homes they're in and to relocate. there are certainly still parts of the country where that is still a very difficult prop sig. but as a systemic issue, that's improved through the end of 2009. >> is it your gut that we will see perhaps another negative jobs number in the months to come? >> you know, i don't
MSNBC
Jan 5, 2010 6:00am EST
times," front payable of "the washington post," the story we talked about yesterday morning on the show. >> yes, richard engel broke it on the show. didn't you call "the new york times" about the cia double agent bomber? >> last week. >> oh, right. well, that's too bad. but that's great that richard got that story together and it's an incredible piece, both front page of "the new york times" and "the washington post" this morning. >> it's a very important story. the cia still reeling from it. >> the president also is demanding a meeting with security officials today. and this is interesting, joe. after agencies did not share information ahead of that attempted plane attack. it comes as the u.s. embassy has reopened in yemen. >> yeah, they've got problems doing that. in local news, let me ask you this and willie. the jets' owner daughter died a real tragedy right after a big one for them. just a game. but that's a sad story. >> very sad story. he's a lovely guy, and he's been active in a lot of charitable work. it's really just heartbreaking. the whole circumstance of her death is really
MSNBC
Jan 4, 2010 6:00am EST
made a surprise visit over the weekend. it comes as president obama is returning to washington right now from his hawaiian vacation. steps up focus on what he sees as an emerging threat. >> the investigation into the christmas day incident continues. and we're learning more about the suspect. we know he travelled to yemen. it appears that he joined an affiliated of al qaeda and that this group, al qaeda in the ararian peninsula, chatrained h and equipped him with explosives. i've made it a priority to building strengthen our partnership with the yes, ma'me government. >> a lot of politicizing of some events. we'll get to later. richard engel here with new information on the cia attack on afghanistan. >> yeah, i got a call, i guess it was friday. >> um-hum. >> from somebody in the cia that was very upset at the reporting. don't believe what you read in the newspaper about how some guy penetrated the barriers and rushed into a cia room and blew himself up. this was a nightmare, a double agent, what we've been afraid of for years, and you heard the same thing and this is new. >> actuall
FOX
Jan 8, 2010 5:00am EST
in northwest washington, it looks like we are not seeing snow but we continue to see snow in prince george's county, fairfax county, waldorf, out in that region. off across the chesapeake bay as well. let's get to view. we'll show you the big picture. here is your storm system. you can see the back edge of that system will be coming through here shortly. however, i do think we have the chance of getting a little more snow filling in. not a lot but a little more. and than it moves out of here. you will see the snow cease to the west first and the eastern portions of the area will be the last to get the snow out of here as it is moving west to east. current tperatures around the region, these are key. 32degrees in d.c. 30 in annapolis. 32 in stevens vipdville and in leonardtown. out to the west, our temperatures are in the 20s. far ut to the west, check it out, beckly, west virginia, eight degrees. those are the areas where they will get more snowfall. some of those regions under a winter storm warning. for us, count usc in blue under a winter weather advisory until 8:00 a.m. there are a few
FOX News
Jan 24, 2010 4:00pm EST
's agenda after one year in os. let's join julie in washington. >> the white house press secretary robert gibbs predicts he will have 60 votes to be confirmed to a second four-year term. ben bernanke has been praised for preventing the recession from turning into a depression, he is also seen as not seeing the housing bubble coming. gibbs defend had bernanke but a key senator who did vote for the bailout says it's time for a change. >> we believe he will be confirmed. i hope that he'll ask senator cornyn and others in later segments to come out and support some of that stability and financial system by reensuring the fed chairman. >> i think we need a fresh start. i think it would be the best thing for the administration and the countries. >> reporter: also today in the wake of the upset in the massachusetts senate race, president's top advisors used the shows to preview the union address. word from the white house expect a populist message to focus on jobs and putting people back to work. he will defend his first year in office. from his perspective, remind american voters about the econ
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2010 2:00am EST
the senior program manager for academic seminars with the washington center for internships and academic seminars here in washington d.c. for over 30 years we have had over 42,000 alumni come through our internships program in washington d.c. where we place students with substantial internships in coalition with academic courses and additional programming that turns them full-time credit at their home institutions. we currently work with over 850 colleges and institutions from the country and worldwide. our web site is www.twc.edu. the students we have here today are all purchase vince in a two week seminar called, "inside washington." this week we are focusing on politics and the media. they represent 60 different colleges and universities and we are happy to have them here. we have two panels this morning. first, a panel sponsored by a partner with the washington center, the graduate school for political management here at george washington university. they will be hosting this panel on a new media. i want to introduce you to the moderator in the center seat and allow him to introduce
HLN
Jan 5, 2010 6:00am EST
officials were concerned small lee extremists might set off explosives in washington, d.c., as president obama took the oath of office. they did not know it was a false alarm. defense secretary, robert gates was taken to a secret location, just in case. >> one thing agreed was to keep robert gates, the defense security in a secret location in case the worse happened and everybody were to be killed in a catastrophic event, he could take over the presidency. >> it turned out to be a little more than just a rumor. >>> gilbert arenas was just playing a joke when he pulled guns out in the locker room. you have new wrinkles for us. >> it's a joke that nobody finds funny. gilbert arenas admits he drew a gun, but was kidding around. a voluntary meeting with authorities. he took four unloaded guns out to play a joke on a teammate. he never threatened or assaulted anyone. he recognizes it was a mistake. he stored them in the locker to keep them away from his children. he could be looking at punishment by the league and the law. >>> plaxico burris is in jail on gun charges. devin harris thinks 75%
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2010 9:00am EST
. >>> straight ahead, the so-called washington love child. the high-level obama staffer admits he has a baby we never knew about. >>> where in the world is tiger woods? "us" weekly has new details on where the golfer may be taking cover these days from prying paparazzi eyes. >>> new information shows not everyone was asleep at the wheel before the failed christmas day bomb plot. you're watching msnbc. "s" stands for straightforward. as in up-front, honest... total transparency. straightforward is the way td ameritrade does business. simple, fair pricing. no hidden account fees. no shenanigans. just good value. real help. smart people who are easy to work with. that's what td ameritrade stands for. what does your investment firm stand for? it's time for fresh thinking. it's time for td ameritrade. walgreens invites you to stay well this new year. ♪ with the centers for disease control and prevention saying... that vaccination is still your best protection, walgreens and take care clinics... now offer h1n1 flu vaccinations... every day at our more than 7000 locations nationwide... for just $18.
NBC
Jan 13, 2010 5:00am EST
krebs on this wednesday, january 13th. take a live look outside. beautiful picture of the washington monument this morning, pointing towards the skies which are basally clear right now, i believe. we'll find out from tom. 28 degrees, going to get warmer though. >> yes, finally. it does appear we have a warmup, but commencing beginning today, not a big warmup, we'll take every degree we can take. right now it's in the upper 20s in montgomery county and prince george's county, in the mid and upper 20s in fairfax and arlington counties, now 28 in washington, and in the 20s generally all around the region now. the windchills are getting better. the winds have died down a little bit. they're in the low 20s, and the view from space clear skies, a partly cloudy day with highs reaching near 40. that's near the average high of 42 this time of year. it ought to hit the mid 40s with lots of sunshine tomorrow. then near 50 on friday and again on saturday with morning lows near 30. we'll have increasing clouds saturday night. could be a storm system affecting us on sunday and into the first part
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2010 7:00am EST
's capital, this is " washington journal." host: the supreme court ruled 5- 4 to allow corporations to spend as much as the want to support or oppose individual candidates. the ruling is likely to also allow labor unions to send unlimited funds. the justices kept in place, though, a century old ban on corporate donations directly to any one candidate. let us kickoff today's " washington journal" talking about the supreme court decision. the phone lines -- send us a tweet at c-spanwj or e-mail us at journal@c-span.org. "the washington post" on this story. the court also overturned a ban on corporations and unions airing campaign ads in the 30 days before primary and 60 days before a general election. also in "the washington post" this morning they talk about the reaction on capitol hill. inside "the washington post" its quotes senator charles schumer -- bound to push for new restrictions on corporate political spending, including limits for companies with government contracts, shareholder approval of expenditures and a proposal to make cheap executives appear in ads approving the content. als
MSNBC
Jan 28, 2010 6:00am EST
, not leading. and tim kaine said -- let's go to john heilemann in washington, d.c. what was your reaction to the speech last night? >> you know, joe, i kind of agree with you, and in some sense with almost everything all of those people said. the speech felt to me that it had something for everybody in it, and it let me feeling like there was a little bit of a grab bag quality to it. it's an interesting window into the white house's thinking. to me, the big question about the speech going in, was it going to reflect an assessment on the white house's part on the wake of everything that's happened over the last weeks and months, that they needed to make a dramatic mid course correction? and there was nothing about the speech that suggested that was the case. a lot of talking, small adjus adjustments to the left, small adjustments to the right. i don't think you will say a year ago that that's the moment that they seized the reins and went one direction or another. and it's interesting to me, because i don't think they think they are in big trouble. >> i think you're right. but wouldn't you
CBS
Jan 8, 2010 4:30am EST
is in washington with details. >> reporter: one thing the president is not doing is he's not calling for a complete overhaul of our national security system. but he does say it needs some fine tuning and he's telling people within the intel against community to do a better job. umar farouk abdulmutallab faces a six count indictment. the 23-year-old nigerian is accused of attempting to use a mass deprugs instruction, trying to destroy an aircraft and attempting to murder 289 individuals. no one was seriously hurt in the botched christmas day attack, but the very fact that abdulmutallab was even on a u.s. plane has sparked a massive review of the nation's security. >> when the system fails, it is my responsibility. >> reporter: president obama says the buck stops with him. but he's also demanding that the intelligence community do a better job. security agencies must now establish clear lines of responsibility for following leads and sharing information. and he's ordered improvements in the system for putting people on no-fly lists. >> we must follow the leads that we get. and we must pursue them unt
ABC
Jan 8, 2010 3:35am EST
2010. >> we will have the latest, "good morning washington" starts right now. >> live, in high-definition. this is "good morning washington" on your side. >> good morning for all of you out there. there may be some slippery spots on the roadway out there. we will begin with your traffic and your whether every 10 minutes. >> we will start with brian, and this is coming down right now. >> the last of this is right overhead outside of the roslyn area. this is over to rocks fell -- rockville and more showers going out to the plains, and the storm chasers is heading out west and he will be giving as reports in a little bit. we have seen reports of a half inch to 1 inch and a half, and this is in line with what we have heard today. we have a light dusting, and it could be slippery in some spots as we go through the day. there are plenty of slack spots out there. -- slick spots out there. we have some wind and some sun trying trying -- some sunshine trying to break through. there are not a lot of big changes coming in during the weekend. there are no active systems on the horizon. it
ABC
Jan 8, 2010 4:30am EST
in the first place. >> viviana hurtado joins us from washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, vinita and jeremy. the president said this was not one person's, but a systemwide failure. the president assigned and took blame for the intelligence and security failures connected to the christmas day terror plot. >> ultimately, the buck stops with me. as president, i have a solemn responsibility to protect our nation and our people. and when the system fails, it is my responsibility. >> reporter: later today, the alleged bomber is scheduled to be arraigned in a federal court. the declassified version of the president's security and intelligence report, points to agency failures that allowed abdulmutallab, come close to blowing up an airplane. conclusions from the review include, the government had sufficient information before the attack to disrupt the 23-year-old nigerian to prevent boarding the flight to detroit. the government's terror watchlist system failed. the president's top counterterrorism chief took responsibility and pledged to do better. >> i told the presiden
CBS
Jan 27, 2010 6:30pm EST
will the president acknowledge tonight? i'm katie couric in washington. also tonight, toyota's deadly defect. >> we're in trouble! we can't... there's no brakes! >> couric: it's being called an iphone on steroids. a look at apple's new ipad and what it can do. and american kids putting heart and soul into helping the children of haiti. captioning sponsored by cbs >> couric: good evening, everyone. the congressional resolution is all very official, the house and senate will meet tonight for the purpose of receiving such communication as the president of the united states shall be pleased to make. and with that, president obama will deliver his first state of the union address. it will focus largely on the number-one issue on the minds of so many americans: jobs and the economy. chip reid is at the white house tonight and, chip, he's got their attention. people want action, so what is he going to tell them. >> reporter: he's going to tell them essentially that he gets it. that he's going to put the economy at the very top of his agenda. with anxious americans demanding that he do more to turn around
CNBC
Jan 28, 2010 12:00pm EST
they are putting their plans together -- >> so washington is also a problem? >> absolutely. you know, the city union address, it doesn't say a lot to -- for our country that we are hitting a reset button. >> but jj, the last time you were on, you were advocating basically a more safe portfolio. >> absolutely. >> you have now not committed, as i understand it commitments to equity test, raised cash levels, shorten up maturities? what should the individual investors be doing in this market environment? >> the investor should look for, as best as he possibly can, to maintain income coming in for himself, especially the baby boomers retired, very high credit quality, he is going to take a hit on some of those yields by getting out of the long-termer corporates, shortening up, getting higher quality, taking his high-yield portfolio, shortening it up, getting bang for the dollar. >> interested in spreefring your capital rather than reaching for yield? >> absolutely. and even in the equity side of the portfolios we are in, we are looking at long/short investing. the exposure to stocks but volatility
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2010 12:00pm EST
sent to washington and we were just waiting to spend on something. we had to go out and borrow this money from folks like the chinese, and we have to pay them interest on the money. and so when you have to go out and borrow the money in order to provide if for one of these purposes, you have to recognize that when you pay it back, you ought not immediately spend it again. you ought to pay the money back to the government, so the men then can repay the lender and get that obligation off of our books. so returning the money to treasury is equivalent to paying the money back to our lenders and that in turn allows us to reduce or federal debt. now, this also has the effect of reducing the government borrowing so that the private sector is more able and more easy -- easily able to borrow money. that way businesses can begin to invest more and we can begin job creation. and frankly that's why groups like the national federation for independent businesses support the thune amendment. the whole idea here is to repay the money that the federal government has borrowed so that there is le
PBS
Jan 8, 2010 6:00pm EST
. there a continuing debate here in washington about what to do and whether to do anything. >> yeah. so i know you all have had on the show carmen reinhart and ken rogoff who has written a book about the history of financial crises and it shows on average unemployment rises for four to five years after a financial crisis. that would take us to 2011 or 2012. the reason people think it will not raise for that long is, in fact, this aggressive response, this big stimulus package, the federal reserve move. nd so there is wide agreement, not unanimous but wide agreement that government policy has helped soften the downturn. the problem is at this point we're not going to get another huge stimulus package. we probably shouldn't get another huge stimulus package given the deficit fears that a lot of people have. so the responses the government will have at this point are muted. >> reporter: the president today had a targeted green job. >> the targeted green jobs which really isn't that big, right. we're talking about at most i think he said tens of thousands of jobs. and that is relative to what we've got in
FOX
Jan 7, 2010 7:00am EST
the morning rush hour. there are advisories close to here. we don't are an advisory in washington, d.c. but we do have a winter weather advisory tonight at 10:00 for montgomery county, loudoun county, frederick county, maryland, so to the north and to the west. in western maryland and portions of west virginia, that's a winter storm warning. they could get up to 6 inches of snow and strong winds. right now we're at 30 degrees here in the district. relative humidity at 48%. winds out of the north at 12 miles per hour. i think the winds will diminish during the course of the day today. look for a high today up in the 30s. that's below normal. and then clouds start to build in later today and wee expect snowfall by around 10:00 or so this evening. that's a look at the weather. now an update on traffic from julie wright. >>> the big story right now is the impact that it has on your commute traveling along the rook creek parkway. we are dealing with an electrical fire. pepco is on the scene but they've requested a hazmat team and what that means for commuters is that traffic inbound on the rock cre
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2010 9:00am EST
the commander, in the second division, in fort lewis, washington, where he was there to participate in an armywide program call competitive tour to become a regular army officer, and i suspected many of you recall what that program is all about. i should point out for the youngsters, that in those days, while the army may have been segregated, all of the schools were not. none of the schools were segregated. they were integrated. now, some of you senior soldiers may remember, comp tour was designed to take the non-regular officers and give them a chance to become regular officers. reservists, guardsmen, officer candidate types, like myself. normally, they would bring on about 1,000 officers annually, and after a year, we had minimum of four assignments, about a -- about one-third of the group were selected or offered the opportunity to become regular officers. the korean war, as you may remember, started in june, to be exact, the 25th of june, 1950. in july 1950, we deployed to korea and i was st. louis in that same all black battalion, except the commander. he was replaced by a whi
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